AUSTRALIA | New South Wales | Mereweather Beach

Incident Details:

year: 2015
location: Mereweather Beach
area: New South Wales
country: AUSTRALIA
fatality: non-fatal
species: Unknown
victim: Ben McPhee
gender: M
injury: 5 minor puncture wounds to lower left leg
species detail: 1.8 m shark
source: The Telegraph, 1/6/2015
species: Unknown shark
date: 05-Feb-2015
activity: Bodysurfing

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 2015 on the date reported as 05-Feb-2015 - Ben McPhee, a male aged was Bodysurfing near Mereweather Beach. An Unknown shark was reported to have attacked Ben McPhee. The attack was non-fatal (5 minor puncture wounds to lower left leg)